Blog log from R3 of 2017: Sydney vs Collingwood

Fasolo marks near the boundary 40m out and kicks the first goal, after the Pies dominate the first passage of play. (Q1 1:58)
Sidebottom passes to Adams at much the same spot, he misses. (Q1 4:39)
White juggles a mark over Aliir from a long ball by Schade to the pocket 20m out. He hits the post. (Q1 8:22)
Crisp misses on the run from half forward. (Q1 9:47)
After a long period of repeat inside 50s for Collingwood, Fasolo is behind a pack at a stoppage in the pocket, he throws the ball on the right boot for a goal from 20m. (Q1 14:05)
This has barely been a contest so far, almost all play in the Pies’ forward 50. (Q1 14:33)
Another stoppage inside forward 50 for Collingwood, Crisp roves Naismith and slams through another one from 35m on the flank! (Q1 15:43)
Finally Sydney break free of the wall across midfield with a bumbling run through the centre, Florent has Fox over the back at the hotspot for the first Swans goal. (Q1 17:28)
Again the Swans escape the vice-like grip of the Pies at half forward, Franklin passes to Sinclair 50m out near the boundary who hits the post. (Q1 20:34)
Fasolo marks deep in the pocket and checksides his third goal of the quarter, he is on FIYAH! (Q1 23:53)
After a long Hoskin-Elliott bomb to the hotspot, Sidebottom gives to Greenwood who misses off the left from 35m on a slight angle. (Q1 26:17)
Nick Smith fumbles a long Hoskin-Elliott ball to the pocket, Varcoe roves and fends off but snaps OOTF. (Q1 27:02)
Hannebery marks a long Jack ball from CHF on his chest behind Hoskin-Elliott 30m out on the flank, he misses. (Q2 2:22)
Kennedy misses a quick mid-range snap after a handball. (Q2 5:38)
Goldsack fumbles the crumb from a high Naismith ball to the square, Hayward pounces for his first goal in senior footy. (Q2 6:39)
Jones gets caught high in the centre and goes to the left HFF for Franklin to mark in front of Schade. It’s set up for Buddy’s trademark fade, but he hits the post. (Q2 8:35)
Phillips gets a holding free on the wing with two Swans on him, Adams hits White on the lead 50m out near the boundary, the ex-Swan roosts a lovely set shot for another one! (Q2 11:12)
Parker gets a free for a hold at the next centre bounce and goes to Sam Reid 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 12:41)
Foote intercepts a Ben Reid ball to Adams 40m out on the flank, his set shot falls on the behind line and is rushed. (Q2 13:29)
THe Pies win a stoppage on the HBF but overpossess and get swamped by Swan forwards, Phillips’ panic kick to the hotspot is marked by Hayward for a big goal. (Q2 15:03)
White draws three Swan defenders for a long Sidebottom ball from the HFF to the top of the square, Fasolo stays down for the easy crumb and goal. (Q2 17:26)
Greenwood flashes through CHF on a long run from midfield to mark a Fasolo ball to the pocket 20m out. Levi threads the needle! (Q2 20:53)
Foote marks at half forward within range but gives off to Jack who manufactures an ungainly snap under Ramsay pressure from 35m on a slight angle… which just falls in! (Q2 23:23)
Fasolo roves a Hewett cough up at half forward and gives to Pendlebury who snaps OOTF from 40m. (Q2 24:25)
Grundy tackles Jack without the footy at a stoppage 40m out in front. Jack sails through a goal to make him pay. (Q2 27:23)
Ben Reid catches Franklin HTB 20m out from the Swans goal and switches around the outer wing, Adams has Varcoe over the back to run and goal from 20m on the flank. (Q3 1:50)
Hayward marks a Grundy ball 50m out on a slight angle, plays on and misses. (Q3 5:07)
Treloar’s pressured kick on the HBF goes straight to Nick Smith, who has Hannebery to mark unopposed 35m out on a slight angle. Hanners makes no mistake. He’s back! (Q3 6:33)
Sam Reid marks at the hotspot but his attempt at a Joe the Goose to Franklin comes unstuck when Crisp tackles and forces a smother. (Q3 8:27)
Treloar jets away from a ball up behind the wing, bounces and does a one-two with Broomhead and rams through a sensational goal from 50m on a slight angle! (Q3 10:07)
Jones runs from CHB after Grundy kicks to a one-on-three on the wing, and hits Sinclair just outside CHF. Sinclair misses. (Q3 12:07)
Aliir drops a Grundy kick across half back, Fasolo forces the cough up, Mayne gives to Broomhead who misses from the pocket. (Q3 12:39)
Broomhead hits the post with a snap from the other pocket. (Q3 14:06)
Pendlebury goes short to Ben Reid 50m out on the flank, who goes back for the set shot… falls in the square and rushed. (Q3 15:07)
Jones busts the lines with another run and bounce from CHB, Fox roves at CHF and gives a Joe the Goose special to Kennedy to run into the open goal. (Q3 19:37)
Sidebottom strips Mills in a tackle at CHB, Pies swarm forward with White poking an intelligent kick to Mayne 40m out on a slight angle. Mayne doesn’t score. (Q3 24:38)
Grundy turns the ball over on the wing, Hannebery gives to Franklin who runs down the wing and tries to lift the team off his own boot from 60m… a point as the 3QT siren sounds. (3 Qtr Time)
Sam Reid drops a Franklin ball 40m out in front but as he scrambles for the crumb Goldsack catches him in the head with a knee. Reid starts it left but it swings inside the post! (Q4 1:02)
Fasolo gives to Greenwood for a flying snap from CHF but Lloyd gets back to mark in relief on the line. (Q4 2:18)
Jones marks at half back but is called to play on for going off his line, Adams catches him HTB, Phillips roves and has Varcoe over the back for easy mark and goal! (Q4 5:18)
Florent is forward of a pack on the wing to receive from Franklin, he sets up Hayward to checkside his third goal from the pocket 20m out! (Q4 9:33)
Greenwood leaps in front of two Swans to clunk a long ball 20m out on the flank, but misses. (Q4 10:38)
Moore fluffs his big chance with a ball 20m out in front, Phillips throws a boot at it but volleys wide. (Q4 13:01)
Greenwood passes to Fasolo near the hotspot but he misses too. (Q4 13:33)
Sidebottom baulks on the wing and hits White 40m out on a slight angle. Another in a succession of long Pie set shots… another miss. (Q4 14:44)
Franklin gathers a bouncing ball on the HFF, gets corralled on the boundary and picks out a sizzling pass to Florent near the hotspot, who goals! (Q4 16:33)
Dawson roves a Sinclair contest 20m out on the flank and just misses off the left boot. Scores level! (Q4 19:19)
Kennedy misses from a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle. (Q4 19:52)
Hoskin-Elliott, who has done barely anything since Q1, marks on the lead 30m out near the boundary. He threads the needle, 4:28 to go! (Q4 21:33)
Kennedy is caught HTB at a stoppage on the wing by Grundy, Pies still attacking mostly. (Q4 24:31)
Series of stoppage at Magpie HFF, clock ticking under 3:00. (Q4 25:16)
Grundy gives to Treloar who misses from 50m on a slight angle. 2:24 to go. (Q4 25:48)
Sidebottom misses around the corner from 40m in front. Two kicks in it, 2:08. (Q4 26:11)
Jones spoils on the wing to start an attack, Fox goes long to Franklin in the pocket who marks, plays on and gives to Hewett for a Joe the Goose special! 1:28 left. (Q4 27:04)
Florent marks the Kennedy centre clearace outside CHF, he goes long but Reid spoils Reid, chaos results… (Q4 28:18)
Stoppage at half forward for Sydney, 43 seconds. (Q4 28:18)
Pendlebury, Treloar fumble, another stoppage on the boundary 60m from the Sydney goal, 26 seconds. (Q4 28:52)
Greenwood, Broomhead, pack forms, stoppage on the wing, 10 seconds left. (Q4 29:17)
Parker to Grundy for the kick but not long enough to threaten, siren sounds, Pies by a point! (Q4 29:29)

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